A Case Against Conference Codes of Conduct

Is it really worth it?


There are three solid reasons why codes of conduct are actually harmful to the conference circuit. I have gathered them here so you have a place where you can easily direct those who oppose your stance on Twitter.

Reason 1




Reason 2




Reason 3




In all serious, stop being a hot dog and listen to the experiences of other people for once. This community is not a Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest — it’s not all about you.


Jenn Schiffer is an unemployed brunette Ellie Goulding impersonator. You will not find her at a conference which does not have a Code of Conduct.

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